Appalachian did not get a good relief effort, dropping its first conference game of the year with a 7-4 loss to Georgia Southern on Friday at the J.I. Clements Baseball Stadium in Statesboro, Ga.

Five Lees-McRae Track & Field student-athletes have been tabbed to the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference Team, the conference office announced.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (7-23, 4-13) opened a South Atlantic Conference weekend series with a 9-6 win over Carson-Newman (15-15, 8-11) Friday night at Bears Field.